Tokyo Olympics: Opals out after tough loss to USA, all eyes shift to Peter Bol's 800m final
All Aussie eyes are turning to the athletics track and the velodrome tonight, with two medal chances in the form of Peter Bol and the men's pursuit team. full story
Radian's mother helped create Indonesia's portable ventilator. In a cruel twist of fate, she died from COVID-19 two weeks after her diagnosis
Indonesia has relied heavily on the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine, but deaths due to COVID-19 are spiking. full story
Police won't appeal a High Court ruling that found the way they issue formal warnings has no legal basis
Police won't appeal a High Court ruling that found the way they issue formal warnings has no legal basis full story
Quote of the Day
"You can't have everything...where would you put it?" Steven Wright
1923 - Rail tunnel pierces the Southern Alps
The opening of the 8.5-km Ōtira tunnel completed the long-planned transalpine railway between Christchurch and Greymouth. At the time, it was the longest tunnel in the southern hemisphere and the sixth-longest in the world. more...
1965 - Cook Islands achieves self-government
First included within the boundaries of New Zealand in 1901, the islands were governed by a Resident Commissioner until 1946. When they achieved self-government, Cook Islanders remained New Zealand citizens. more...
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